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DYSboxing #10 | Notetalker Edit Overview

By | September 8th, 2016|Assistive Tech, Videos|

No matter how advanced we get with technology, taking written notes by hand or by screen is an essential part of life. While making a shopping list or taking a phone number may not bring up [...]

Top 10 Sports Personalities with Dyslexia

By | August 30th, 2016|Listmania, Videos|

Hot on the heels of our Olympic success we thought we’d take a look at the contribution dyslexics have made to the world of sport. Number 10: Kenny Logan [...]

DYSboxing #9 | Claro ScanPen OCR App Review

By | August 16th, 2016|Assistive Tech, Videos|

You’ve probably heard of text to speech, which reads documents and websites on your computer, and OCR, which turns real world text into editable digital text. There are a few mobile apps that combine these two [...]

A Beginners Guide to Audio Note Taking

By | August 11th, 2016|Assistive Tech, Videos|

The further we progress in work and education, the greater the need to take accurate and detailed notes becomes. In fact, the quality of your coursework or revision notes, or the ability to fulfil a managers [...]

Read&Write Tips & Tricks | Speeding up your Proof Reading

By | July 19th, 2016|Assistive Tech, Videos|

At The Codpast you’ll regularly hear us shouting from the rooftops about how much we love assistive tech. But we do realise that on top of the stresses of work, study, and deadlines, there can be [...]

DYSboxing #8 | ClaroRead Text-to-Speech Software Review

By | July 7th, 2016|Assistive Tech, Videos|

When I first got into Assistive Tech (AT) Text-to-Speech was one of the first types of application I used. It’s still the most used of all AT that I have on my computer. As a text-to-speech [...]

DYSboxing #7 | Read&Write Text-to-Speech Software Review

By | May 24th, 2016|Assistive Tech, Videos|

If you're a regular reader/viewer/listener of The Codpast, you'll know that for me as a Dyslexic blogger, without assistive technology, writing this blog would just be a labour rather than a labour of love.  Text-to-Speech was [...]

DYSboxing #6 | PAUSE | Meditation in Your Pocket

By | May 10th, 2016|Assistive Tech, Help and Advice, Videos|

Being dyslexic can sometimes be pretty stressful. Whether it’s exams, work or all that reading and writing you need to do to get on top of your email back log, it can sometimes be useful to [...]

A Beginners Guide to Text-to-speech Software

By | April 19th, 2016|Assistive Tech, Student Life, Videos, Working Life|

For anyone grappling with text based tasks, Text-to-speech software can massively improve your speed and accuracy. This video gives an overview of how Text-to-speech works and demos of some of the most common features that come [...]

Thoughts on Dyslexia | Building Inner Confidence

By | April 14th, 2016|Help and Advice, Videos|

While much of the focus on Dyslexia is around the difficulty it causes with reading and writing, what’s often overlooked is the effects of other people’s opinions of our dyslexia and what it does to our [...]

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